Meal Times

June 20-26

ROSÉ BRUNCH Throughout our scorching summer, enjoy a refreshing $12 bottle of Rosé wine with brunch items and desserts at LaV. Sun., May 18 - Sat., Aug. 16, 11am-2:30pm. (2014) laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

CENTRAL MARKET BEER FESTIVAL Enjoy daily demos and tastings in both stores and special dinners in the cooking school. Wed., June 11 - Tue., June 24, 8am-10pm. (2014) Central Market North & South. www.centralmarket.com

COMMUNITY LUNCH SERIES Chefs Jack Gilmore of Jack Allen's Kitchen and Bryce Gilmore of Odd Duck and Barley Swine will prepare the lunch with kids from the program and vegetables from the farm. Fri., June 20, 11:30am. (2014) Urban Roots Farm, 7651 Delwau, 512/750-8019. Sold out. www.urbanrootsatx.org/

LAZY MAGNOLIA Enjoy a Cajun meal paired with craft beers from Mississippi's renowned brewery. Reserve online or by phone. Fri., June 20, 6:30pm. (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. $55. www.centralmarket.com

SIPPING SOCIAL Check out the new Fair Market venue at this fun party from Edible Austin that includes sensational cocktail sipping, some tasty bites from top restaurants, live music, and dancing. Sat., June 21, 7-10pm. (2014) Fair Market, 1100 E. Fifth. $45-250. www.edibleaustin.com/index.php/events/sipping-social

SOLSTICE SMOKE OUT SATURDAY After roasting a whiskey-brined hog all day, the pork will be served with vegetables, bread, and strawberry shortcake on a first come, first served basis. Bar opens at 11am; pork is served at 8pm. Sat., June 21, 8pm. (2014) Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden, 79 Rainey, 512/386-1656. $15. www.bangersaustin.com

TASTE OF NORTH AUSTIN Stroll around the Domain and check out signature dishes and drinks from restaurants around North Austin. Sat., June 21, 11am-4pm. (2014) The Domain, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/795-4230. general $20; VIP $30. www.thedomainaustin.com

VODKA FEST Zed's wants to celebrate with an evening of cocktails, appetizers, and vodka sampling. Sat., June 21, 8-11pm. (2014) Zed's, 501 Canyon Ridge, 512/339-9337. $25 ($20, advance). www.zeds.bz/artists/Vodka_Fest.html

LIVE WELL. GRILL WELL. Jennifer Fisher will lead classes in the Whole Foods Culinary Center designed to share fundamental grilling skill. Sun., June 22, 2-4pm. (2014) Whole Foods Market, 525 N. Lamar, 512/327-9595. $25. www.mix947.com

WHOLE 'LOTTA DESSERT SOCIAL Beat the heat with grownup versions of the summer favorites of childhood; sweet treats and cocktails courtesy of NadaMoo to benefit the Whole Planet Foundation's microcredit program. Sun., June 22, 5-7:30pm. (2014) No Va Kitchen & Bar, 87 Rainey, 512/382-5651. $10. www.eventbrite.com/e/nadamoos-whole-lotta-dessert-social-tickets-11767889073

ANDIAMO JUNE MONTHLY WINE DINNER Tue., June 24, (2014) Andiamo Ristorante 2521 Rutland Dr. Austin, TX 78758. $50. andiamoitaliano@gmail.com, andiamoitaliano.com/

FOUNDERS BEER DINNER WITH FOUNDERS BREWING CO. Chef Sam Castrale has designed a special menu to pair with the beers of Founders Brewing Co., and detailed tasting notes will be presented by Marcus TenHarmsel. Tue., June 24, 7pm. (2014) Hopfields, 3110 Guadalupe, 512/537-0467. $90. www.hopfieldsaustin.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK Bars across Austin and the rest of Texas will join in the fun, serving traditional and original tiki cocktails in many locations. See complete details online. Drink.Well, 207 E. 53rd, 512/614-6683. www.drinkwellaustin.com

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., June 24, 5pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664. www.trailerfoodtuesdays.com

WINE-MAKER DINNER Chef Allison Jenkins has designed a menu to pair perfectly with wines from the St. Emilion appellation of Bordeaux and winemaker Benoit Trocard of Clos Dubreuil will be on hand. Tue., June 24, 6:30pm. (2014) laV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. $150. www.lavaustin.com

LE STRADE DEL VINO This new event is designed to promote food and wine tourism in Italy and will include the tasting of six wines from Tuscany with speakers from Italy. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Thu., June 26, 7pm. (2014) Andiamo Ristorante, 2521 Rutland, 512/719-3377. $60 ($45, ICCC members). www.andiamoitaliano.com

TEXAS TIKI WEEK: 'BLUE HAWAII' The United States Bartenders’ Guild's annual Texas Tiki Week continues with this screening of Elvis' Blue Hawaii, paired with Bill Norris' themed cocktails. Thu., June 26, 7:15pm. (2014) Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane, 5701 W. Slaughter Ln., 512/476-1320. drafthouse.com/movies/texas-tiki-week-blue-hawaii/austin

THE BIG CHILL Enjoy cool desserts and refreshingly chilled cocktails to beat the heat and raise money for Meals on Wheels & More. Hosted by the Austin Food Blogger Alliance. Thu., June 26, 6-9pm. (2014) Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 N. Congress, 512/936-4629. $65. www.austinfoodbloggers.org

SUPPER FRIENDS: SOUTHERN STYLE Chef Jason Carroll prepares two outstanding meals based on the bounty of the Southern summer garden. Fri. & Sat., June 27 & 28, 7pm Swoop House at 2Dine4 Catering, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $60. www.swoopevents.com


SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 401 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org